Simple Definition of frigid
: very cold
: not friendly or loving : lacking emotional warmth
of a woman : not wanting to have sex : not enjoying sex
Full Definition of frigid
Examples of frigid
The frigid gusts of wind stung their faces.
She was born into an emotionally frigid family.
Origin of frigid
Latin frigidus, from frigēre to be cold; akin to Latin frigus frost, cold, Greek rhigos
First Known Use: 1619
Rhymes with frigid
FRIGID Defined for Kids
Definition of frigid
1 : freezing cold <… he breathed again, feeling the sharp intake of frigid air. — Lois Lowry, The Giver>
2 : not friendly <a frigid stare>
Medical Definition of frigid
1: abnormally averse to sexual intercourse—used especially of women
2of a female : unable to achieve orgasm during sexual intercourse
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